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    • Kenyatta leads tribute to fallen Kenyan multiparty icon

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday led Kenyans in paying emotional tributes to Kenneth Matiba, a revered icon of the fight for multiparty democracy in what became known as the se...

    • Big diamond discovered in Botswana

      APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp late Thursday announced the recovery of a 472 carat, top light brown gem diamond, the third largest diamond ever discovered from its 100% owned Ka...

    • SADC picks Chissano as Madagascar crisis mediator

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The 15-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) has picked Mozambique's former president-cum diplomat Joaquim Chissano to mediate in Madagascar’s political crisis.

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    26-Mar-2018 to 10:03

    Swaziland to raise fuel tax in April – Minister

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's Finance Minister Martin Dlamini has announced that his ministry will from next month increase excise duty on fuel, alcohol and tobacco products as part of measures to increase the government’s purse.

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    23-Mar-2018 to 07:53

    Swaziland braces for floods

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland's National Disaster Management Agency and the Meteorological Services Department warned on Friday that ongoing rains might result in flooding in parts of the country during the next 48 hours.

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    21-Mar-2018 to 14:52

    Swaziland police raid home affairs ministry, arrest immigration officers

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Members of Royal Swaziland Police have raided the Ministry of Home Affairs in the capital Mbabane and arrested immigration officials during an operation in which over 400 files were confiscated as investigations into the unlawful issuance of state documents to foreign nationals intensified.

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    21-Mar-2018 to 13:32

    Swaziland gets €6M EU boost for trade

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Swaziland, Esmeralda Hernandez Aragones, has announced that the kingdom stands to receive up to €6 million for trade facilitation under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), APA can report on Wednesday.

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    20-Mar-2018 to 20:06

    Swaziland: €15m for rural dams to revive agriculture

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — In a major effort to revitalize agriculture, Swaziland's Ministry of Agriculture Land Use Planning Department says it has secured €15 million from the European Development Fund (EDF) to develop dams, install irrigation infrastructure and in-field systems such as sprinklers in different parts of the country.

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    20-Mar-2018 to 19:49

    Swaziland imposes 6 percent levy on vehicles from Dubai

    APA-Mbabane- (Swaziland) — Swaziland's Minister of Finance Martin Dlamini says his government has imposed a three and six percent levy on non-Southern African Customs Union (SACU) used vehicles imported from Dubai and those subsequently shipped elsewhere in the Middle East and Asia, APA can report on Tuesday.

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    16-Mar-2018 to 17:15

    Swaziland: Newborn almost buried alive after certified dead

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — A newborn baby was almost buried alive as doctors certified it dead and handed it over to relatives for burial at the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial (RFM) hospital in Swaziland, APA learnt Friday.

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